• Receptionist

    Job Locations CA-ON-Stratford
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Years of Experience
    Job Industry
    Accounting and Auditing Services, Business and Professional Services
  • About Us

    BDO. Because relationships matter.
    There are many world-class accounting & advisory firms. Far fewer that offer a culture so rich in professional opportunity, personal fulfillment, and long-term growth. At BDO, we understand that exceptional service to our clients begins – and ends – with exceptional regard for our people. Because at its core, our business is not about numbers or spreadsheets, dollars or pence, but about people working with, for, and in service of others. In short, because relationships matter.

    Job Description (EN)

    Position Summary


    BDO's Stratford office is looking for a full time Receptionist to join our team. The candidate must be flexible and adaptable to the multiple requirements of the role, and possess an ability to work independently and within a team environment.



    Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

    • Receive and route calls, provide directory assistance and direct inquiries to proper department or individual
    • Greet clients as they enter the office
    • Book boardrooms for meetings as requested and coordinate catering requirements
    • Ensure reception area is opened/closed appropriately and security requirements are set each night
    • Maintain cleanliness/presentation of meeting rooms and reception area. Ensure desk area is tidy and confidential documentation are handled appropriately ie. client packages, mail, etc.
    • Provide administrative support as needed to Partners/Departments
    • Manage courier requirements for delivery and pickup, including signing for couriers, completing the waybills and other necessary documentation, maintenance of log books for tracking purposes; 
    • Maintain postage machine, distributing mail, faxes and courier packages.  Deliver out-going mail to mailbox at the end of the day
    • Ensure reception desk/area is equipped with appropriate office and marketing supplies
    • Process client credit card payments, write receipts and record incoming money
    • Assist administrative staff as required to provide a wide range of administrative support duties, including but not limited to, typing memos, letters, reports, maintaining calendars, coordinating travel arrangements, filing, photocopying;


    Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

    • Related post-secondary diploma is an asset
    • Minimum two years’ experience in a professional reception role with a multi-line switchboard and general administrative duties
    • Knowledge of office specific software such as Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
    • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to liaise with clients, staff and outside parties in a professional manner
    • Able to work under pressure and excellent attention to detail with an ability to prioritize multiple requirements and deadlines
    • Must be able to deal with confidential matters appropriately
    • Enthusiastic, positive attitude and exemplary customer service skills
    • Must be able to adapt to on-going changes and growth in the role and duties
    • Ability to stay organized within a busy work environment
    • This role will require the ability to work extra hours from time-to-time, per business requirements


    Why Work for BDO?

    • BDO offers market leading work flexibility enabled by technology and a supportive team
    • Opportunity to develop through projects
    • BDO is the 5th largest accounting and advisory network in the world
    • At BDO we consider our people to be our most valuable asset; we offer the opportunity to grow and develop in an innovative and collaborative environment.
    • We offer an unmatched degree of flexibility to help you professionally and personally succeed
    • We provide competitive salaries, a flexible benefits package and a matching RRSP option
    • Opportunity to work with a diverse team


    Our Vision: 

    The best professional services firm in the mid-market.








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